RON DUPAS COLLECTION
No. 992. Hiller X-18A Avitruc (57-3078) US Air Force
Photograph from Hiller

Hiller X-18A Avitruc

Ex YC-122C (49-2883). Redesignated X-18A in 1962. Aircraft grounded after severe propeller pitch motor malfunction during flight November 4, 1960; thereafter used for ground tests as part of VTOL Ground Effect Simulations Program at Edwards AFB, California, USA. Program ceased January 18, 1964; aircraft thereafter scrapped.










Created November 11, 2001